Current research supervision as lead supervisor:
Nurul Abdullah, 2015 – present, Nurul’s PhD research is focussed exploring metabolic response to food ingestion and exercise in men and women. She is supported by an Education Scholarship from the Malaysian Government.
Brandon Shad (Joint-supervisor with Professor Janice Thompson; collaboration with Professor Luc van Loon [Maastricht]), 2015 – present. Brandon is undertaking a PhD investigating the influence of physical activity and sedentary time on skeletal muscle protein anabolism, physical function and metabolic health. His studentship is funded by the College of Life & Environmental Sciences (University of Birmingham), Exercise as Medicine Doctoral Training Centre.
Tim Podlogar, 2016 – present. Tim’s PhD focusses on the influence of carbohydrate nutrition on exercise metabolism, performance and training adaptation. He is funded by a scholarship from the Slovenian Government.
Ollie Odell, 2017 –present. Ollie is undertaking a PhD in exercise metabolism and nutrition as part of the BBSRC Midlands Integrative Biosciences Training Partnership. This work is being conducted in collaboration with an industrial partner, Volac International Ltd.
Research student completions as lead supervisor:
Mr Ed Maunder, MRes in Exercise & sport Sciences (2018). Research area: Recovery of endurance running performance with post-exercise maltodextrin-fructose provision. Current post: PhD student, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand
Dr Gareth Fletcher, PhD in Sport and Exercise Sciences (2017). Research Area: Dietary influence on exercise metabolism, health and performance. Current post: Postdoctroal Researcher, Garvan Institute, Australia
Dr Scott Robinson, PhD in Sport and Exercise Sciences (2016). Research Area: Fat oxidation during exercise: significance, determinants and response to nutrition. Current post: Consultant Performance Nutritionist
Mr Jack Conway, MRes in Exercise and Sport Sciences (2015). Research area: Resistant starch, exercise and insulin sensitivity. Current post: Secondary School teacher.
Dr Helen Bradley, PhD in Sport and Exercise Sciences (2013). Research area: Exercise, insulin sensitivity and GLUT4 translocation in human skeletal muscle. Current post: Clinical Trials Project Manager, Manchester Academic Health Science Centre